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All new 14FF factory disk conversion..

I went to the dealer the other day to check on prices and availability of the stuff used on the new HD's. It turns out it would be near $1000 with all factory parts. And still cost too much using some parts bought from a parts store. This didn't include the parking brake cable.
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You could do it for $500 with all new parts from TSM. Wouldn't have a parking brake though, but you could for 200 more.

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Re: All new 14FF factory disk conversion..

I had seem their conversion and was wondering if the factory parts would be cheaper/easier wsa to go. I will probably end up going with the 3/4 front calipers and find someone that still makes the braket for them. Then get a hold of Jesse at High Agle and get the parking brake that will go on the back of the 205
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for $90 you can get the backing plates from shakerbuilt (or ebay) then find some junk yard rotors and calapers off a 74-77 dana 44 front end (or whenever the large external hubs are on them) Then just gotta get hte line figured out.
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<font color=green>Have you looked into the price of that parking brake from High Angle? With all of the parts required it runs about $700, and that doesn't even include having a new rear shaft made[img]images/icons/shocked.gif[/img]. It's a sweet setup though, I am probably going to get it anyways. In the long run it's easier and more powerful than the Caddy calipers.
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Re: All new 14FF factory disk conversion..

Yea look into www.shakerbuilt.com He has the brackets for $90.

Do you really need a parking brake? I am about to buy a 14FF for my 80. If I do this conversion I may not go with a parking brake.

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<font color=green>I prefer Derbinator's (from CK5) brackets, only because he uses a solid laser cut spacer, not the little pieces of pipe for each bolt. $100 for those ones, I beleive that is the shipped price.
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Re: All new 14FF factory disk conversion..

Ryan, I know I need the paring brake for 2 reasons. 1. my parking pawl doens't work, 2. it is checked during the TX state inspection. They put it in drive and your P-brake has to hold the vehicle. Failed for that once. It just needed to be readjusted.

Shaggy, I thought it listed for about 450. Is there more that needs to be purchased to make it work? Besides getting the rear shaft redone? I have to get my shaft modified sometime any way once the rear axle gets moved forward. And if I get a doubler than it will definately need modifications.
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<font color=green>Parts you need are -

ebrake kit for $269
CV assembly for $300
t-case flange for $109
Add shipping and that's pretty much $700.

You can get it with a ujoint instead of a CV for about $475, but it only has like 12 degrees of motion at the yoke so it probably isn't enough movement.
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Re: All new 14FF factory disk conversion..

Oh yea. Hell I'm in Texas and we share the same name. I should have known that. My Burban failed the inspection just the other day. I took a sawzall to my exhaust when I installed the shackle flip. It failed cause it does not point down away from the cab of the vehicle. Stupid****!!!

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